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The NYT Asks Brawner And Krishnamurthi About CSCI 0030 And Teaching Computational Thinking

Click the links that follow for more Brown CS content about CSCI 0030, Tom Doeppner, John HughesK-12 CS education, Shriram Krishnamurthiour community outreach, and Steve Reiss

What is computational thinking, and how should it be taught? Almost three decades after the term was coined, the answer is still being worked out. How do ...

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The Virtual Student: Lee-Sien Kao, John Hughes, And CSCI 0170

This is the story of a student who went to new lengths to include computer science in her education, or a professor who was eager to try different instructional methods, or a field that rewards continuous investigation into the ways that computation can benefit any type of career. Or maybe all three at once.

One ...

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Read More: Brown CS Around The World

In addition to advancing the field at a local and national level, Brown CS community members have a global impact on education and research. To read more, click on these links:

Franco Preparata Will Be The Keynote Speaker At An Upcoming Collège De France Symposium

The Humans To Robots Lab Contributes To A New Exhibit ...

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John Hughes Delivers An Invited Lecture At The Collège De France

In addition to advancing the field at a local and national level, Brown CS community members have a global impact on education and research. For more articles on Brown CS around the world click here.

There are plants that bloom once a century, and sometimes the right city --this time the one called La Ville ...

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Roberto Tamassia Prepares To Step Down As Department Chair

Roberto Tamassia is stepping down. At the end of his seven-year tenure as Brown University Computer Science (BrownCS) Department Chair (two terms, plus a transitional year as Professor Ugur Cetintemel prepares to take on the role), he takes a moment to look back on the years past from his office on the fourth floor of ...

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New Edition of Computer Graphics: Principles and Practice

Nearly a decade in the writing, the new edition of Computer Graphics: Principles and Practice has finally been published (the first copy is shown here sitting on my somewhat messy desk). 

The book is 1209 pages, which is slightly shorter than the second edition, but it's in a larger format, which more than compensates ...

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The Department is delighted to announce that James Hays will be appointed Manning Assistant Professor of Computer Science effective July 1, 2013. The University’s endowed assistant professorships recognize the achievements of promising junior faculty members.

“I am honored to be named a Manning assistant professor. This endowed position will help support new research directions ...

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Andy van Dam was recently awarded an honorary doctorate from ETH Zurich, his fourth such honor. This degree honors Andy’s fundamental contributions to research and development of graphics in general and interactive graphical user interfaces in particular. He is also known for pioneering work on multiple hypertext systems, starting in 1967 with the Hypertext Editing ...

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2008-0908.promotions.pngTop Row (L-R): Professors John "Spike" Hughes and David Laidlaw Bottom Row: Associate Professors Anna Lysyanskaya and Amy Greenwald

The Department is excited to announce the promotions of John “Spike” Hughes and David Laidlaw to Professor and Amy Greenwald and Anna Lysyanskaya to Associate Professor with tenure, effective July 1, 2008. “These faculty members are ...

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The National Science Foundation has recently awarded Professors Tom Doeppner, Spike Hughes, Shriram Krishnamurthi and Steven Reiss a grant, in the expected amount of $540,000, to develop an integrated and rigorous set of courses for teaching students in the humanities and social sciences concepts from computer science. The project, entitled “Applied Computer Science for ...